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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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I am experiencing constipation. I have already did saline enema and side still has pain on right side I get pains all the time doc says it's constipa?

I am experiencing constipation. I have already did saline enema and side still has pain on right side I get pains all the time doc says it's constipa?

Constipation: Please try the following measures:
Add some processed or synthetic fiber-such as Citrucel, Metamucil, or Perdiem-to your diet each day.
Try a stool softener, such as Colace, if your stools are very hard.
Try Swisskris. Follow the directions on the label.
Exercise and increase fluid intake. ...Read more

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I have a bloated lower abdomen feels like its all stretched, headaches, constipation, and random pains in my abdomen on both sides at different times.?

I have a bloated lower abdomen feels like its all stretched, headaches, constipation, and random pains in my abdomen on both sides at different times.?

See your doctor: This could be anything from gas to constipation, to a kidney stone. If you are on here asking about it, it must be bothering you and uncomfortable. Go to your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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Can gas and constipation cause lower pelvic pain? It feels like shooting pains on both sides of my pelvis

Can gas and constipation cause lower pelvic pain? It feels like shooting pains on both sides of my pelvis

Yes: Pain and discomfort related to gas and/or constipation can certainly cause lower abdominal pain and shooting-type pain. Some women can also have these types of symptoms related to ovulation. This is know as Mittelschmerz and is one-sided. ...Read more

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Female - experiencing abdominal pains, mainly right hand side, get utis, constipation and diarrhea. Can be quite severe pains. Any help?

Female - experiencing abdominal pains, mainly right hand side, get utis, constipation and diarrhea. Can be quite severe pains. Any help?

No clear cause: There is not a single cause that clearly ties these symptoms together. There may be more than one thing going on, and causes may include irritable bowel syndrome and ovarian cysts. I would suggest a visit to your doctor or np to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Constipation pains. Swelling and numbing left side stomach, back, hip, left leg, moving to right leg. Mri clear. Pain receptor prob?

Constipation pains. Swelling and numbing left side stomach, back, hip, left leg, moving to right leg. Mri clear. Pain receptor prob?

Constipation pain: MRI of the spine or abdomen? Would consider testing for H pylori -a bacteria that can cause gastritis, if the pain is upper abdomen, Also consider colonoscopy to check for any colon lesions. Would also check for ovarian/uterine lesions with transvaginal ultrasound and possibly renal (kidney) issues with ultrasound or abdominal /plevic CT which could also check the pancreas. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Is it normal that I always get right sided pain with constipation I also get left sided pain but mostly right?

Abd pain constipatio: No not normal. The side of the pain tells us a little but not much. Best to see your healthcare provider to have this evaluated. Stay well hydrated. 5-10 servings of FRESH fruits/vegs a day, fiber supplement or PEG supplement like Mirilax can help the constipation. Hope this helps. Best of luck Dr R ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pain on right side with constipation? I've had small bowlments but I still feel like more wants to come out but I feel const.

Is it possible to get pain on right side with constipation? I've had small bowlments but I still feel like more wants to come out but I feel const.

Absolutely!: Constipation can cause abdominal discomfort in any number of areas. I recommend a diet with plenty if fruits, vegetables and water, and a fiber supplement such as metamucil. If no improvement see your family md. ...Read more

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Is constipation a side effect of flexamin?

Is constipation a side effect of flexamin?

Flexamin: Flexamin appears poorly rated by consumers. Reported side effects included abdominal pain, nausea, heartburn, bloating and loose stools. Did not see reports of constipation. ...Read more

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Is constipation a side effect of lansoprazol?

Is constipation a side effect of lansoprazol?

Lansoprazole: Yes, less serious side effects of Lansoprazole may include:

headache;
nausea, stomach pain;
diarrhea; or
constipation. ...Read more

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I've had constipation since I was little. I go once a week or twice. Sometimes after a large bm I have extreme pain in my side (usually right) help?

I've had constipation since I was little. I go once a week or twice. Sometimes after a large bm I have extreme pain in my side (usually right) help?

What have you tried?: I usually start people off with natural treatments - prunes, warm water, increased fiber in diet, exercise, and if still no relief, add stool softener like docusate/colace. Taking a good probiotic (available at your pharmacy) may also help. If you are having "extreme pain" see your MD for a thorough history and exam. Chronic constipation is usually not serious, but it shouldn't hurt that much! ...Read more

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I am having pain in my back on the left side and it is in my lower back. What could be the cause of it? I thought it was just constipation but now I'm not so sure. It has been hurting for several hours and the pain is getting worse.

You: You may have strained your back. I would recommend rest, anti-inflammatories (check with your doctor before starting), chiropractor or physical therapy. If it does not get better over a couple days or if it worsens or you develop other problems, then you should contact your primary care doctor right away. Good luck! ...Read more

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Constipation back pain on right side?

Constipation back pain on right side?

Constipation: Please call your pcp for an evaluation of your symptoms. It could be anything. Constipation usuallt causes abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Or is constipation a side effect of proctofoam?

Or is constipation a side effect of proctofoam?

Proctofoam: No. Other side effects occur if it contains Hydrocortisone as well but pramoxine by itself is very safe. ...Read more

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Can constipation be a side effect of glioblastoma?

Not really?: More likely, the opiod analgesics used for pain and headache cause condtioation. Sedentary life style can be a secondary cause. Discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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Is constipation a side effect of suboxone? What can I do?

Is constipation a side effect of suboxone? What can I do?

Yes, See below: Constipation is a very common problem particular in Western society. Common associated issues are not enough water and not enough fruits and vegetables. High-fiber can be very helpful in constipation but it must be associated with water.

Several questions would help diagnose your problem. To include how often you normally move your bowels. Do you normally have a problem with constipation? Do you ...Read more

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Can constipation be a side effect of 10 mg. Medroxyprogesterone?

Can constipation be a side effect of 10 mg. Medroxyprogesterone?

Constipation progest: Can constipation be a side effect of 10 mg. Medroxyprogesterone? ANS: never heard of it. Go to drugs. Com and look up side effects at your age and other meds if any. ...Read more

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Pain lower right side. On and off and tender to touch. Also constipation. What could this be?

Pain lower right side. On and off and tender to touch. Also constipation. What could this be?

See PCP/doctor for: Check up and physical or abdominal exam if the pain is persisting more than 24 hours. It could be anything ranging from your period, to your intestines, to your ovary, and best examined in person. See if it more tender around your period or not too. This would provide even more information. ...Read more

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Is it good to use aristozyme and lacsyp syrup, s for constipation? Will these have any side effects?

Is it good to use aristozyme and lacsyp syrup, s for constipation? Will these have any side effects?

Constipation: Best safe treatments for constipation include increasing fluids and fiber in the diet. Lentils, beans, pulses, all are good sources of soluble fiber. ...Read more

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Is it good to use aristozyme and lacsyp syrup, s for constipation? Will these have any side effects?

Is it good to use aristozyme and lacsyp syrup, s for constipation? Will these have any side effects?

Laxatives: Lacsyp is a laxative like lactulose, aristozyme is a digestive enzyme not a laxative. Occasional laxative use may be OK, but it's far better to increase natural fiber in your diet or add soluble fiber to maintain normal and regular bowel movements. ...Read more

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Can you have pain on right side like appendix region with constipation? Only had really small bowlments I'm constipated due to stress

Yes, because: Right side of colon can get distended and painful with constipation. If this is a persistent or recurrent problem, consult with your doctor. Chronic constipation can cause problems later in life. ...Read more

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Three days ago I had an external pill on the left side of my anus without pain or bleeding and I had constipation my age is 23 what is wrong?

No worries...: Hemorrhoids or "piles" are normal anatomic veins at the anus. They are also referred to as "anal cushions". If you sit or stand a lot, or have constipation or diarrhea, these veins can enlarge and become evident. They might cause itching, pain or bleeding. They will shrink with time once the triggering event is abated. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can constipation cause a slight pain at the bottom of the right rib cage? When I get constipated I get a little pain there and on the side as well.

Constipation: Constipation can be a cause of abdominal pain and the location of the discomfort can vary from patient to patient. If the issue persists, you should have a complete evaluation by your regular doctor. ...Read more